Wilbraham police say reported jumper in Chicopee River was a prank

Hampden County

WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – There was a search for a reported jumper off the Cottage Avenue Bridge Friday afternoon.

Wilbraham Captain Lennon told 22News, while a search was being conducted, individuals contacted the Wilbraham police and said it was a prank. The police confirmed that all people involved were accounted for and not injured.

The Wilbraham Fire Department, Ludlow Fire Department, and Wilbraham and Ludlow Police Departments helped with the search. Wilbraham police had boats searching the river. The Springfield Fire Department was also assisting.

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